There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Latvia by plane, car, train or bus

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Fly to Riga  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Riga (RIX) FRA - RIX

$84 - $169

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Fly to Palanga, drive  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Palanga (PLQ) FRA - PLQ
  2. Drive from Palanga to Liepāja

$118 - $447

Fly to Liepaya  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Liepaya (LPX) FRA - LPX

$102 - $318

Train, bus  •  27 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz Ice
  2. Take the bus from Berlin to Rīga 846008 / ...

$162 - $272

Bus  •  31 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Rīga 847406

$90 - $140

Train  •  33 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Minsk-Passajirskii En
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT) D
  3. Take the train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
  4. Take the train from Daugavpils to Riga 703 / ...

$147 - $208

Train, drive  •  19 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Lüneburg Ice / ...
  3. Drive from Lüneburg to Riga

$238 - $406

Drive  •  17 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Riga 983.3 miles

$200 - $300

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Rīga. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday. The journey takes approximately 31 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Latvia. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Süd and arriving at Riga via Minsk-Passajirskii, Vilnius and Daugavpils. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 58 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Latvia is 1295 km. The road distance is 1573.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Latvia without a car is to train and bus which takes 27 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Latvia, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Latvia bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Latvia train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Süd station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Latvia is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 31 h 50 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 33 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Riga Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Frankfurt am Main to Latvia bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Rīga station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Latvia.
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  • Distance: 809.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Latvia?

Lufthansa, Air Baltic and three other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Imanta every 2 hours. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Riga once a week. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 31 h 50 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Palanga via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Palanga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Palanga via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Palanga via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Liepaya via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Riga via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
22 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius to Daugavpils
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $13
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Daugavpils to Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
pv.lv
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Berlin to Rīga
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Frankfurt to Rīga
Ave. Duration
31 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Riga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de

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Latvia is 1 h ahead of Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 5:51 AM in Frankfurt am Main and 6:51 AM in Latvia.

Frankfurt am Main to Latvia train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), arrive at Riga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Latvia is 1573 km. It takes approximately 17 h 21 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Latvia.

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Air Baltic, Finnair, Scandinavian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Riga Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Latvia. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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